The Mount Pleasant Central School District is located in the heart of Westchester County and serves approximately 2,000 students in grades K-12. The district encompasses the hamlets of Hawthorne and Thornwood, as well as portions of Valhalla and Pleasantville.
Mount Pleasant Central School District is comprised of four schools: Hawthorne Elementary (K-2), Columbus Elementary (3-5), Westlake Middle School (6-8) and Westlake High School (9-12). The middle and high school share the same campus along with the District Office.
Our district is a member of the Tri-State Consortium of high-performing school districts and is a partner with Teachers College Columbia University's Reading and Writing Program.
Our teachers are highly qualified and consistently seek to improve their practices through both in- and out-of-district professional development opportunities. Our students are exposed to a rigorous academic curriculum in learner-centered classrooms and supported to be their best through character education programs.
We are proud to offer an array of academic and service-oriented clubs and close to 50 sports teams that contribute to the overall development of our students. Our sports programs encourage athletes to be well-rounded students and have consistently produced multiple scholar-athlete teams each season.
The Mount Pleasant Central School District, as an extension of the home and under the laws of the State of New York, is dedicated and committed to providing for each child a humanized comprehensive education.
It is the primary goal of the District to permit each student to fully develop his or her potential as a responsible constructive citizen of our society and in that society to be a self-sufficient and self-fulfilled individual. To this end, the following goals were established to ensure that each student:
• Demonstrates achievement and growth to the full extent of his/her potential
• Is prepared to be self-sufficient
• Is prepared to be a constructive citizen
• Is prepared to relate effectively to others
• Will develop and/or maintain his/her physical and mental health
• Is prepared to appreciate and participate in the arts
• Is prepared to appreciate and understand the importance of the sciences as demonstrated by a knowledge of the breadth and depth of the fields of all sciences and the basic tools to explore them
• Becomes a lifelong learner
The mission of the Mount Pleasant Central School District is to educate all children for their future.
The administration and faculty are dedicated and committed to providing a highly challenging and comprehensive education for each child.
It is the primary goal of the district to encourage and nurture each student to fully develop his or her potential as a responsible constructive citizen of our society, and in that society to be a self-sufficient and self-fulfilled individual.
NYSED SCHOOL DATA
Student and school data as reported by data.nysed.gov